​Agricultural Machinery Field Service Technician

Location Somerset
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £10 - £15 per hour depending on experience
Job ref: 14519 SA
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Agricultural Machinery Field Service Technician

Location of the Job: Somerset & Dorset.

The Company: Our client is a leading Agricultural & Farm Machinery dealership and supplier.

The Industry: Agricultural Machinery, Farm Machinery, Tractors, Combines, Harvesters.

The Job Role Details:
This busy Agricultural Machinery Dealership is now keen to secure an Agricultural Service Technician to perform diagnostics, service repairs & maintenance work on customer & dealer-owned Agricultural & Farming machinery.

Key Responsibilities:
You will:

  • Perform diagnostics & repairs on Agricultural & Turf equipment.

  • Complete all reports & administration required – such as: job cards, DTAC case, time sheets, etc.

  • Maintain a clean work station.

  • Assist with overall workshop organisation & correct use of tools & vehicles.

  • Follow all safety rules & regulations in performing work assignments.

  • Participate in Service Training Certification programs required for the development of skills & knowledge.

  • Perform diagnostics & repairs in the field when required.

  • Perform pre-delivery set up on new or used equipment.

  • Support Service Specialists when required.

  • Mentor apprentices.

  • Operate vehicles & equipment used for diagnostic purposes.

  • Work in a team environment.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have / be:

  • At least 1 years' experience performing service repairs on Agricultural, Farming, Turf or Groundcare machinery & equipment.

  • Able to perform repairs & required maintenance using special tools & equipment following approved technical procedures.

  • Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical & hydraulic systems to effect the repair of agricultural equipment.

  • Able to use standard computer applications, internet functions & franchise software packages.

  • Good customer relationship skills.

  • Minimum LTA certification level or similar / equivalent qualification.

  • Fork lift & vehicle driving license is preferred.

Additional Information:

  • This is a permanent, full-time position.

  • You should be happy to work extended hours & weekends when required, through busy periods.

  • 39 hour basic working week, 42 hours guaranteed.

Salary Package: Paying up to £15 per hour depending on experience.

Plus Benefits: Plenty of overtime opportunity available, fantastic overtime rates of pay, fully expensed work vehicle, mobile phone & company pension scheme.

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to; Sophie@agriFJ.co.uk

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted. Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission.

Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire. We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis. We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach.